309 East Front Street
Richlands, VA 24641
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Richlands Elementary School serves 539 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Richlands Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 93% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 82%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 80% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 78%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Virginia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 4% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Virginia state average of 51% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Richlands Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Virginia for:

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School Overview

Richlands Elementary School's student population of 539 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 30 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
539 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
30 teachers
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School Rankings

Richlands Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% of all 1,800 schools in Virginia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Richlands Elementary School is 0.08, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
This School
State Level (VA)
Overall Testing Rank
#478 out of 1800 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
93%
82%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
80%
78%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
7%
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Hispanic
1%
16%
Black
n/a
22%
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White
96%
49%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
6%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.08
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Eligible for Free Lunch
86%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
6%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 539 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 4%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30% in VA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 93% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 80% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.08 (Btm 50%)

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